The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Rank 63 90 117
Rank change year-on-year +27 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 98 93 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.81% 2.84% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.91% 2.94% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 79 77 63
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2504 3162 3580
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.36% 96.55% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2207 2606 2883
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Leeds

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Leeds.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Leeds

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Leeds over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Leeds

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 198 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 119 (55.09%) Java
3 117 (54.17%) C#
4 112 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (49.07%) .NET
6 83 (38.43%) SQL Server
7 82 (37.96%) OO
8 76 (35.19%) SQL
9 75 (34.72%) ASP.NET
10 68 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
11 67 (31.02%) Scrum
12 63 (29.17%) JavaScript
13 62 (28.70%) Finance
14 56 (25.93%) HTML
15 51 (23.61%) Git (software)
15 51 (23.61%) RESTful
15 51 (23.61%) MVC
16 48 (22.22%) TDD
17 46 (21.30%) CSS
18 45 (20.83%) C++
19 44 (20.37%) WPF
20 43 (19.91%) WCF
21 42 (19.44%) Web Services
22 41 (18.98%) Automated Testing
23 39 (18.06%) Degree
24 37 (17.13%) Subversion
25 36 (16.67%) jQuery
26 35 (16.20%) Pair Programming
26 35 (16.20%) NoSQL
27 31 (14.35%) Mercurial

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 7 (3.24%) Confluence
3 3 (1.39%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.17%) GitHub
3 5 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.24%) HTTP
3 6 (2.78%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (38.43%) SQL Server
2 35 (16.20%) NoSQL
3 9 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.70%) MySQL
5 3 (1.39%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.93%) CouchDB
6 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.46%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 51 (23.61%) Git (software)
2 37 (17.13%) Subversion
3 31 (14.35%) Mercurial
4 26 (12.04%) NUnit
5 25 (11.57%) MSTest
6 20 (9.26%) Visual Studio
7 19 (8.80%) Selenium
8 15 (6.94%) JIRA
9 11 (5.09%) Eclipse
10 9 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (3.70%) Android Studio
12 6 (2.78%) Jenkins
12 6 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (2.31%) NetBeans
14 3 (1.39%) Cucumber
14 3 (1.39%) TeamCity
15 2 (0.93%) EasyMock
15 2 (0.93%) Gradle
15 2 (0.93%) Mockito
15 2 (0.93%) TestNG
General
1 62 (28.70%) Finance
2 11 (5.09%) Legal
3 10 (4.63%) Games
4 9 (4.17%) Retail
5 7 (3.24%) Online Betting
6 6 (2.78%) Electronics
7 4 (1.85%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.39%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (49.07%) .NET
2 75 (34.72%) ASP.NET
3 56 (25.93%) HTML
4 51 (23.61%) RESTful
5 46 (21.30%) CSS
6 44 (20.37%) WPF
7 43 (19.91%) WCF
8 42 (19.44%) Web Services
9 36 (16.67%) jQuery
10 30 (13.89%) Silverlight
11 29 (13.43%) SOAP
12 27 (12.50%) XML
13 26 (12.04%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (11.57%) LINQ
14 25 (11.57%) WF
14 25 (11.57%) XSLT
15 24 (11.11%) AngularJS
16 17 (7.87%) .NET Framework
17 15 (6.94%) HTML5
18 14 (6.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.57%) Algorithms
1 25 (11.57%) Data Structures
2 16 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.31%) Online Games
5 3 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.46%) Blog
6 1 (0.46%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.46%) Fintech
6 1 (0.46%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.50%) Windows
2 21 (9.72%) Linux
3 13 (6.02%) Android
4 8 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
4 8 (3.70%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 5 (2.31%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.31%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 112 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (37.96%) OO
4 68 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
5 67 (31.02%) Scrum
6 51 (23.61%) MVC
7 48 (22.22%) TDD
8 41 (18.98%) Automated Testing
9 35 (16.20%) Pair Programming
10 28 (12.96%) DSDM
10 28 (12.96%) RUP
11 25 (11.57%) MVVM
11 25 (11.57%) Service Delivery
11 25 (11.57%) UML
11 25 (11.57%) Use Case
12 24 (11.11%) BDD
13 20 (9.26%) Kanban
14 15 (6.94%) Open Source
15 14 (6.48%) Performance Testing
16 13 (6.02%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 119 (55.09%) Java
2 117 (54.17%) C#
3 76 (35.19%) SQL
4 63 (29.17%) JavaScript
5 45 (20.83%) C++
6 31 (14.35%) T-SQL
7 25 (11.57%) PL/SQL
8 21 (9.72%) Python
9 14 (6.48%) C
10 10 (4.63%) PHP
11 9 (4.17%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.39%) Java 9
12 3 (1.39%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.46%) Delphi
13 1 (0.46%) Perl
13 1 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (18.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.78%) SDET
2 4 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.78%) Docker
2 5 (2.31%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (5.56%) Oracle
2 11 (5.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.39%) Twitter
4 1 (0.46%) Dell
4 1 (0.46%) Zend
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